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Easy classes

swamyismyguruswamyismyguru Posts: 151Registered User Junior Member
edited April 2009 in Carnegie Mellon University
If you are wondering which classes are easy to get A's in, here are a few. Believe me, you might need a few considering how hard many classes are at cmu and if you are desperate for a gpa boost.

36-201 with Weinberg
Weinberg is a very funny guy. He walks up and down the entire class and his head bobbles the entire time. Not only that, he is soo enthusiastic about everything and one would why especially when theres guys in the front row falling asleep in his class.

Take this class for a very doable A. The material is basically AP Stats if not easier.

73-100 with Sileo, NOT Klepper- it is not with klepper in the spring, it is with klepper in the fall only
Honestly, you should just read the book and do the online quizzes and you will do well for the spring class. He gives a couple of extra credit assignments too.

09-104 Atoms and Molecules
This is like a high school chemistry class.
DONT take 09-105 with Karol unless you want a teacher who does not teach and grades harshly. 09-105 is Intro to Modern Chemistry
easy A

21-111 Calculus for Humanities Majors
Honestly, how could you not ask for an easier class?
Half the class is about completing the square which you do in algebra 1.
easy A

If you know of any other easy classes, please post them. They would be quite helpful to know.
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Replies to: Easy classes

  • AtoChansuAtoChansu Posts: 67Registered User Junior Member
    oh snap. not with klepper? x_x I'm screwed...
  • RacinReaverRacinReaver Posts: 6,598Registered User Senior Member
    Klepper was really easy back when I took Intro Econ. I only made one mistake where I copied down a table slightly wrong at the end of class one day, and that table wound up being on the test, and the break point for what peoples' behavior would be was right where I made the mistake in my notes. I wound up getting something dumb like a 50% on that test because of it, which was the only grade I had the entire class that was below an A. Sadly the TA didn't believe me, so I wound up with a B. :(

    I also found Chem II to be really easy as well as Intro to Philosophy.
  • theKnowerOfStufftheKnowerOfStuff Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    Haha, Klepper-nomics.
    He is known as a really GOOD teacher with really HARD tests and stuff. So if youre up for alittle work, you should be fine.
    The same sorta thing goes for John MacKey in the Math department. REALLY nice guy and an amazing teacher but his tests are evil.
  • theKnowerOfStufftheKnowerOfStuff Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    Oh, also avoid classes with Schimmerling AT ALL COSTS!!!
  • alumdollalumdoll Posts: 14Registered User New Member
    " DONT take 09-105 with Karol unless you want a teacher who does not teach and grades harshly. 09-105 is Intro to Modern Chemistry
    easy A"

    Ah Karol, I remember that class well. The OP speaks the truth. The class was very difficult.
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